EmboSS 2018

What’s new

  • Sep. 3, 2018 Paper submission form is now available.
  • Sep. 3, 2018 Registration form is now available.


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  • About EmboSS 2018 (Dec 5-6, 2018)
    The 2nd International Symposium on Embodied-Brain Systems Science (EmboSS 2018) is an international forum for researchers to present their researches and share their ideas. Researchers who address Embodied-Brain Systems Science from Biological and physiological fields, System Engineering and Applied Mathematics, and Rehabilitation disciplines are welcomed.


  • Topics include, but are not limited to, the following tracks:
    – Biological and physiological experiments of human and animals
    – Modeling of brain and body dynamics
    – Construction and experiments on artificial systems by utilizing robotic technologies


  • Important Dates
    Abstract submission: Oct. 31, 2018 (11:59 pm GMT-9)
    Notification of acceptance: Nov. 10, 2018
    Conference: Dec. 5-6, 2018

Venue: Senri Life Science Center, Osaka, Japan

Address:1-4-2,Shinsenrihigashimachi,Toyonaka-city,Osaka,Japan 560-0082

How to access to Senri Life Science Center

Submit your paper: (Deadline: Oct. 31, 2018 11:59 pm GMT-9)



  • Presentation style:
    All accepted papers will be presented as poster presentation.
  • Poster size:
    Width 90cm × Height 210cm
  • Template for submission:
    Authors are invited to submit a paper (extended abstract, strictly 1 page) to the symposium.
    All manuscripts must be written in English and should be prepared in the double-column manuscript template for the proceedings.
  • Submission of Papers
    All papers need to be submitted electronically in PDF format from the submission form.
  • Copyright
    The copyrights to accepted articles are transferred to the 2nd International Symposium on Embodied-Brain Systems Science (EmboSS 2016).
    Authors should agree to transfer copyright before the submission.
    (Please check the checkbox on the submission form)

The papers submitted to this symposium will be reviewed by international experts in different areas of neuroscience, system engineering and rehabilitation medicine.

1. Invited speakers
2. Program
3. Poster session information

Invited Speakers

[ Invited Talk 1 ]

Dr. Paolo Dario
Professor, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna
Talk: T.B.A.

[ Invited Talk 2 ]

Dr. Etienne Burdet
Professor, Imperial College London
Talk: T.B.A.

[ Invited Talk 3 ]

Dr. Sten Grillner
Professor, Karolinska Institutet
Talk: T.B.A.

[ Invited Talk 4 ]

Dr. Peter Strick
Professor,University of Pittsburgh
Talk: T.B.A.

[ Invited Talk 5 ]

Dr. Trevor Drew
Professor, Université de Montréal

Drew, Trevor








[ Invited Talk 6 ]

Dr. Mark Hallett
Senior Investigator, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Program at a glance

2018/12/5 (Wed)

2018/12/6 (Thu)

Opening Talk
Speaker: Dr. Jun Ota


Model-based rehabilitation: a new era of rehabilitation

Invited Talk 1
Speaker: Prof. Paolo Dario
Chair: Dr. Jun Ota

Invited Talk 2
Speaker: Dr. Etienne Burdet
Chair: Dr. Jun Izawa

Motor and frontoparietal network: Anatomical and functional basis for neuro-rehabilitation

Invited Talk 4
Speaker: Dr. Peter Strick
Chair: Dr. Shinji Kakei

Invited Talk 5
Speaker: Dr. Trevor Drew
Chair: Dr. Kaoru Takakusaki

15 min break 15 min break

Member Talk 1
Speaker: Dr. Hiroshi Imamizu

Member Talk 2
Speaker: Dr. Tetsunari Inamura

Member Talk 6
Speaker: Dr. Kazuhiko Seki

Member Talk 7
Speaker: Dr. Yuriko Sugiuchi

Picture & Lunch Picture & Lunch

Muscle synergy: gait, posture and upper limb control and synergy-based rehabilitation

Invited Talk 3
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Sten Grillner
Chair: Dr. Kaoru Takakusaki

Neuro-rehabilitation: from pathophysiology to real application

Invited Talk 6
Speaker: Dr. Dr. Mark Hallett
Chair: Dr. Takashi Hanakawa

15 min break 15 min break

Member Talk 3
Speaker: Dr. Arito Yozu

Member Talk 4
Speaker: Dr. Shinya Aoi

Member Talk 5
Speaker: Dr. Natsue Yoshimura

Member Talk 8
Speaker: Dr. Dai Owaki

Member Talk 9
Speaker: Dr. Shinichi Furuya

Member Talk 5
Speaker: Dr. Jun Izawa

Poster Session 1 with coffee

Poster Session 2 with coffee


Dr. Jun Ota


Poster session information

To be announced.

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Registration Types and Fees

Early registration fee
(Until Sep 30 JST(GMT+9))
Late registration fee
(From Oct 1 to Oct 31 JST(GMT+9))
On-site Registration
Student 13,000 JPY 17,000 JPY 17,000 JPY
Non-Student 25,000 JPY 35,000 JPY 35,000 JPY

The early/late registration fee can be paid by credit cards; and the on-site registration fee is to be paid only by cash (JPY).

General & Program Chair: Eichi Naito, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

General & Program Co-chair: Akira Murata, Kindai University

Publicity Chair: Kei Mochiduki, Kindai University

Publication Chair: Satoshi Hirose, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Local Arrangement Chair: Tsuyoshi Ikegami, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Secretariat: Kaoru Amemiya, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology

Executive Committee:
Jun Ota, The University of Tokyo
Eichi Naito, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Shinichi Izumi, Tohoku University
Toshiyuki Kondo, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Hiroshi Imamizu, The University of Tokyo
Kazuhiko Seki, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry
Kaoru Takakusaki, Asahikawa Medical University
Hajime Asama, The University of Tokyo
Nobuhiko Haga, The University of Tokyo
Yoshikazu Shinoda, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Eichi Saito, Fujita Health University
Koji Ito, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science
Paolo Dario, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

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